Teaching & Learning Details (K-5th)
There are three community elementary schools for grades K-4: Blakely on the south end, Ordway on the main campus, and Wilkes/x̌alilc (Halilts) on the north end. All three schools have common materials, learning standards, and instructional activities. Sakai is the intermediate school for grades 5-6 islandwide. There are also two choice programs. Odyssey is a K-8 grade education program that emphasizes a multi-age learning environment and high parent involvement. It is located at Commodore Options School. Mosaic, a public school option for partnership with K-8 homeschoolers, is also located at COS. The El Velero Spanish Immersion Program is a K-4 curriculum in a bilingual Spanish immersion environment located at Ordway.
Common Core Standards
BISD uses the Common Core Standards as our guide for teaching and learning at each grade level. We have adopted materials for both ELA and Math that are aligned with these standards.